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Institution Name:       National Institute of Development Administration

School:                          Graduate School of Development Economics

 

1. Name of Program

Name in Thai:

ѡٵûѪҴɮպѳԵ ҢԪɰʵ (ѡٵùҹҪҵ)

Name in English:

Doctor of Philosophy Program in Economics (International Program)

 

 

 

2.  Name of Degree

Full Name:

ѪҴɮպѳԵ (ɰʵ)

 

Doctor of Philosophy (Economics)

Abbreviated Name:

.. (ɰʵ) 

 

Ph.D. (Econ.)  

                           

                                                            

3.  Vision of NIDA

A leading national institution in creating leaders and knowledge for change at international level.

 

4.  Vision of Graduate School of Development Economics

To contribute to sustainable development process by producing graduates and knowledge in economics with international standards.

 

5.  Philosophy of  the Program

Doctor of Philosophy Program in Economics aims to produce graduates with the advanced theoretical knowledge and analytical skills to help expanding the economic research frontier as well as making decisions on complex economic policies. Such contributions are the keys to a sustained economic development in Thailand.

 

6.  Course objective

To produce graduates with abilities  to conduct research in economics with academic excellence, to apply economic theories in decision-making, implementing economic policies, planning and management, as well as to create human resources with knowledge to contribute to the country's development.

 

7.  Major Subject      

7.1

Development Economics

7.2 

International Economics

7.3

Financial Economics

7.4

Environmental Economics

7.5

Public Economics

 

 

8. Number of credits in the curriculum

Plan C (1(1.1))

Focuses on research, no requirement for courses, a total of 48 credits

Plan A (2 (2.1))

Research and course requirements, a total of 66 credits

Plan B (2 (2.2))

Research and course requirements, a total of 90 credits

 

 

9. Regulation and Grading Criteria

All courses in the program will be evaluated in accordance with the rules and regulations stipulated by the National Institute of Development Administration.

Evaluation of all the courses stated in the curriculum will be graded into various levels. The mean per credit will be shown using the following system:

 

A

=

4.0

equivalent to

Excellent

A-

=

3.7

equivalent to

Very good

B+

=

3.3

equivalent to

Good

B

=

3.0

equivalent to

Fairly good

B-

=

2.7

equivalent to

Almost good

C+

=

2.3

equivalent to

Fair

C

=

2.0

equivalent to

Almost Fair

C-

=

1.7

equivalent to

Poor

D

=

1.0

equivalent to

Very poor

F

=

0.0

equivalent to

Failure

W

 

 

equivalent to

Withdrawal

I 

 

 

equivalent to

Incomplete

S

 

 

equivalent to

Satisfactory

U

 

 

equivalent to

Unsatisfactory

AU

 

 

equivalent to

Audit

P

 

 

equivalent to

Pass

IP

 

 

equivalent to

In Progress

T

 

 

equivalent to

Terminated

TR 

 

 

equivalent to

Transfer, work with which there is no comparable grade

        

                                                          

10.  Criteria for Graduation

Students Eligible for Graduation From the Program Must Have the Following Qualifications:

10.1  Students complete credits and courses as prescribed in the curriculum

10.2  A cumulative GPA of at least 3.00 throughout the course

10.3 Pass the qualification examination within two years after the registration as a student for students of Plan C (1 (1.1)) Plan A (2 (2.1)) and Plan B (2 (2.2)). Students who studied in each plan will be entitled for the qualification examination up to three times.

10.4  Pass the dissertation proposal

10.5  Pass the dissertation final examination  

10.6  Results of the dissertation have been published in international journals listed in the recognized international databases

 

Doctoral Program in Economics,

School of Development Economics,

National Institute of Development Administration,

118 Seri-Thai Road, Klong-Chan, Bangkapi, Bangkok 10240,Thailand.

Tel: +66 (0) 2727-3640, 2727-3177 Fax: +66 (0) 2375-8842

For Admission Information: phdecon@nida.ac.th